Anti-Litter Campaign Kicks-Off in Morningside Park, Harlem on April 2, 2021

 

 

 

Photo credit: NYC Parks

NYC Parks will kick-off the Anti-Litter campaign by hosting its first “Love Your Park” pop-up event ~ a new facet of the Anti-Litter campaign in 2021.

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, will join staff to clean the park and educate the public on the importance of doing their part to keep our parks clean by joining one of the many volunteer activities hosted as part of the campaign.

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Zaq Landsberg: Reclining Liberty Finally Coming to Morningside Park in Harlem ~ April, 2021

 

 

 

Zaq Landsberg, Reclining Liberty. Rendering courtesy of the artist and Connie Lee, Marcus Garvey Park alliance

Sculpture artist Zaq Landsberg created and presented the illustration for this piece during the last administration, prior to COVID-19 and our citywide shutdown. It was inspired by Buddhist imagery, and meant to depict our iconic American landmark, weary, reclining, and asking the question ~ “what stage of America are we in.” COVID-19 closed our city, and Reclining Lady lay waiting, like all of us, for better days.

Fast-forward one year (or-what a difference a year makes). With a new administration and a city that is beginning to bloom along with spring, Zaq Landsberg: Reclining Liberty will emerge from the artists’ studio, with an installation date set for the end of April, 2021 in Morningside Park, Harlem

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2019 Morningside Lights: Island ~ in Morningside Park

 

 

 

Image via Morningside Lights, 2017

The 8th Annual Morningside Lights: Island will take place on September 21st at 8pm. This year, the illumination will follow the theme, Island, in a sea of blue light.

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